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Brighton and Hove Adult Social Care Services - Contents

April 2017

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This contents list is sub divided into the following sections, each section contains relevant chapters/procedures (click on the title to jump to the section you require):

  1. Overview: Council Values, Priorities and Vision
  2. Assessment, Care Planning and Review
  3. Charging and Expenditure
  4. Safeguarding and Service Quality
  5. Mental Capacity and Advocacy
  6. The Customer Experience: Complaints, Compliments and Appeals
  7. Contracts/Commissioning
  8. Information Governance
  9. Provider Services
  10. Guidance
  11. Team Sites
  12. Library
  13. Appendices


1. Overview: Council Values, Priorities and Vision

1.1 Council Values  
1.2 Equalities and Inclusion Policy  
1.3 In Respect of the Armed Forces Veterans  
1.4 Dignity in Care Policy  
1.5 Duty of Candour Guidance  


2. Assessment, Care Planning and Review

2.1 Assessment Services Overview  
2.2 Independent Living Service  
2.3 Reviewing Team  
2.4 Support for Carers  
2.5 Continuing Health Care  
2.6 Direct Payments  
2.7 Social Care Funding Towards Major Home Adaptations  
2.8 Brighton and Hove Adult’s Assessment Services Professional Supervision Policy  
2.9 Eligibility Policy for Provision of Transport for Adult Social Care Service Users  


3. Charging and Expenditure

3.1 Charging Policy - Charging for Care Services New
3.2 Charges for Care Services (non-residential) – Information sheet 2 New
3.3 Financial Procedure - Scheme of Delegation 2014/15 - under review  
3.4 Third Party Contribution Procedures  


4. Safeguarding and Service Quality

4.1 Pan Sussex Multi-Agency Policy & Procedures for Safeguarding Adults at Risk  
  Please see Forms Library for Safeguarding Alert eForm  
4.2 Care Governance Operational Policy  
4.3 Missing Persons  


5. Mental Capacity and Advocacy

5.1

Mental Capacity

 
5.1.1 Mental Capacity Act 2005 Policy and Practice Guidelines  
5.1.2 Mental Capacity Act 2005 - Guidance for Best Interests Meeting  
5.1.3 Termination of Tenancy where the Tenant lacks the Mental Capacity to make this Decision: Practitioner Guidance  
5.1.4 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards  
5.1.5 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Application (DoLs) Updated

   

5.2

Advocacy

 
5.2.1 Independent Advocacy  


6. The Customer Experience: Complaints, Compliments and Appeals

6.1 Complaints Procedure Updated
6.2 Listening, Responding, Improving - Guidance for Managers Updated
6.3 Listening, Responding, Improving - Guidance for Frontline Staff Updated
6.4 Compliments  
6.5 Appeals Process: Care Act - to follow  


7. Contracts/Commissioning

7.1 Adult Social Care: Market Position Statement, 2014  
7.2 Joint Care Nursing Home Emergency Response Closure Plan  
7.3 Process for Implementing Change Practice and Performance  


8. Information Governance

8.1

Recording

 
8.1.1 Recording Principles  
8.1.2 Retention and Destruction of Records  
8.1.3 Records Disposal List  
8.1.4 Records Disposal List Template  
8.1.5 Recording Record Management Information  
8.1.6 Confidentiality Principles  
8.1.7 Information Sharing and Confidentiality  
8.1.8 Access to Records  

   

8.2

Data

 
8.2.1 Data Quality Policy  
8.2.2 Data Quality and Record Keeping  


9. Provider Services

9.1

All Provider Services

 
9.1.1 Falls  
9.1.2 Death and Dying  
9.1.3 Restrictive Practices  
9.1.4 Additional Guidelines - for DNACPR (Do Not Attempt Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) - To be Referred to alongside the NHS South East Coast Principles for DNACPR  
9.1.5 Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans  
9.1.6 Service User Risk Assessment Guidance  
9.1.7 Observation  
9.1.8 Control Storage, Disposal, Recording and Administration of Medicines  
9.1.9 Provider Services - Management of Service Users Money, Valuables and Financial Affairs  

   

9.2

Integrated Services

 
9.2.1 Provision of Community Equipment in Care Homes  
9.2.2 Mental Health Services  
9.2.3 Transfer of Care from a Short Term Bed  
9.2.4 Sight Registration  

   

9.3

Learning Disability Accommodation Service

 
9.3.1 Local guidance relating to this is available on the Team Site LD Provider Services  
9.3.2 Communication: Learning Disability Accommodation Service Guidance  
9.3.3 Values and Philosophy of Support: Learning Disability Accommodation Service Guidance  

   

9.4

Shared Lives Scheme for People with Learning Disabilities

 
  Local guidance relating to this is available on the Team Site LD Provider Services  

   

9.5

Independence at Home

 
  Local guidance relating to this is available on the Team Site Independence at Home  

   

9.6

Day Services for Adults

 
9.6.1 Day Services for People with Learning Disabilities- see Learning Disability Provider Services  
9.6.2 Storage, Administration and Disposal of Medication  
  See Control Storage, Disposal, Recording and Administration of Medicines  


10. Guidance

10.1 Supporting You – Wave  
10.2 Consultation and Training Loop  
10.3 Stakeholder Consultation Toolkit  
10.4 Quality Bench Marking Tools Guidance  


11. Team Sites

11.1 Residential/Day Services  
11.2 Assessment  
11.3 LD Provider Services  
11.4 Supported Employment Team  
11.5 Independence at Home  
11.6 Performance and Development  


12. Library

12.1

Legislation

 
  Care Act 2014  
  Carers (Equal Opportunities) Act 2004  
  Carers and Disabled Children's Act 2000  
  Carers Recognition Act 1995  
  Data Protection Act 1998  
  Equality Act 2010  
  Freedom of Information Act 2000  
  Health and Social Care Act 2012  
  Human Rights Act 1998  
  Mental Capacity Act 2005  
  Mental Health Act 1983  
  Section 47 NHS and Community Care Act 1990  

   

12.2

National Guidance

 
12.2.1 Department of Health / Government Guidance  
  A Vision for Adult Social Care - Think Local/Act Personal  
  Care and Support Statutory Guidance  
  Fair Access to Care Services, 2003  
  Mental Capacity Code of Practice, 2007  
  Mental Capacity Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards – Supplementary Code of Practice IMCA  
  Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat: Improving Outcomes for People Experiencing Mental Health Crisis, 2014  
  National Dementia Strategy, 2011  
  New Horizons – A Shared Vision for Mental Health, 2010  
  No Secrets, 2000  
  Our Care, Our Health, Our Say: A New Direction for Community Services, 2006  
  Prioritising Need in the Context of Putting People First, 2010  
  Putting People First: A Shared Vision and Commitment to the Transformation of Adult Social Care, 2007  
  Valuing People: A New Strategy for Learning Disability for the 21st Century, 2001  

   
12.2.2 Other National Guidance  
  Dignity in Care, SCIE  
  Safeguarding Standards: A National Framework of Standards for Good Practice and Outcomes in Adult Protection Work, ADASS, 2005  


13. Appendices

13.1 Local Keywords  
13.2 Governance Process for tri.x  
13.3 Policy Review Dates  
  See also Care Governance Operational Policy  
13.4 Amendments  

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